David Chambers is a reader in finance, a Keynes Fellow, and director of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Prior to returning to education, he worked in investment banking at Barings, Hotchkis & Wiley, and Merrill Lynch, where he gained experience in asset management, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Dr. Chambers sits on a number of investment committees in Cambridge and London and on the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal®. His research interests span asset management and financial history, and his work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Economic History, the Economic History Review, Explorations in Economic History, the Financial Analysts Journal, and the Journal of Portfolio Management. Dr. Chambers’s research been cited in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Economist, Forbes, and the Nikkei Shimbun and covered by the BBC and Bloomberg TV. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral fellow in economics at Oxford University.